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The Reckoning – The conclusion to Operation Wormwood has arrived!

Updated: Apr 7, 2022

On the Day of Reckoning, everyone is called to account for their actions. Award-winning crime fiction writer Helen C. Escott is back with the thrilling conclusion to Operation Wormwood – The Reckoning published by Flanker Press.

Wormwood is muting and criminals are dying as the gripping action draws you in and keeps you reading.

In this astonishing new thriller, Sgt. Myra is back with a vengeance and he is looking for blood.

Years of investigating horrific crimes has become too much, and Sgt. Myra’s PTSD is intense and out of control. He cannot unsee the images that race throug

h his dreams. Now as he investigates the biggest case of his career, he is in a constant state of fight or flight.

The hunt continues for a serial killer who is targeting the most heinous of criminals, making them die a slow, painful death. This time, it is personal when Sgt. Myra’s wife is brutally attacked.

Sgt. Myra partners with Dr. Luke Gillespie in a hunt for a serial killer targeting criminal, who everyone wants dead.

“Yet another action-packed crime thriller from Helen C. Escott! Not since the Book of Revelation itself has so much theology, intrigue and suspense been poured into one book,” says Rev. Robert Cooke, Rector – Parish of St. Mark the Evangelist, St. John’s. “With her background as a civilian member of the world famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Escott conducts a thorough investigation into why evil against the most vulnerable goes unpunished.”

Retired Sgt. R.A. (Bob) Morgan of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary agrees, “It is a Reckoning, with a vengeance! Escott tells a fascinating story that needed to be told about the exploitation of the most vulnerable in society, our children. Many writers would shy away from such topics, but Escott with her background in the RCMP, tackles this head on in Operation Wormwood 2: The Reckoning. It is a roller coaste

r ride with many twists and turns. It holds you from the start and forces you to sit there until you turn the last page.”

With her razor-sharp writing and inside police knowledge, Helen C. Escott delivers a fast-paced, dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest crime thriller writers around.

Helen C. Escott’s bestselling crime thriller Operation Vanished was awarded a Silver Medal – Best Regional Fiction at the 24th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. Her first crime thriller, Operation Wormwood, was a top five finalist for the 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards, Best First Crime Novel, by the Crime Writers of Canada.

All of Escott’s books including, In Search of Adventure – 70 Years of the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning are available at: Costco, Chapters, and Coles. Online at

Apple – iTunes, Nook – (Barnes & Noble), Amazon, and Kobo. National and international orders can be placed by calling 1-866-739-4420 ext. #29 or you can send e-mail


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